A term applied to a hybrid field of chemistry employing techniques which combine photochemical and electrochemical methods for the study of the @O04362@-reduction chemistry of the ground or excited states of molecules or ions. In general, it is the chemistry resulting from the interaction of light with electrochemical systems.
See also:
photoelectrochemical cell
photogalvanic cell
photovoltaic cell
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2260 [Terms] [Paper]